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2023 Education Grant

Applications are CLOSED!

Applications for 2024 will be accepted September 1 - October 1.

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Cox Charities Education Grants up to $2,500 are open to pre-K through 12th grade public and private schools within Cox Communications Nebraska/Iowa service areas (review our service areas here).

Grant guidelines

Applications will be considered for grants that enhance the student experience, innovate the classroom or assist in meeting essential classroom needs. We will consider individual teacher applications or collaborative projects that may include multiple classrooms, grade levels or schools.


Grant requests may be submitted by school/district administrators, classroom teachers, teaching assistants and media specialists.  


Applicants can only receive one grant per school year. Schools may submit more than one application per site but duplicate requests will not be considered.


Cox Charities Education Grant funds must be used for the programs and/or supplies requested when applying. Grant funds should be used within the 2023-2024 school year.


Schools may reapply each year.

Grant limitations


The following will not be considered for funding:

Teacher development and/or substitute days


Student/teacher conferences


Financial compensation


Teacher travel and student field trips

2022 Education Grant Recipients

  • All Saints Catholic Skills

  • Birchcrest Elementary

  • Burke High School

  • DC West Middle and High School

  • Gilder Elementary 

  • Heartland Family Service - One Oak 

  • Johnson Crossing Academic Center

  • Kreft Primary School

  • Leonard Lawrence Elementary 

  • Mission Middle School

  • Mockingbird Elementary 

  • Nelson Mandela Elementary

  • Oakdale Elementary 

  • Omaha Street School

  • Ralston High School

  • Rockbrook Elementary 

  • Roosevelt Elementary 

  • Sacred Heart School

  • Seymour Elementary

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